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First Aid

First Aid

It is a requirement of Health & Safety law that employers should ensure the health and safety and welfare of their employees and the public. Employees must also provide adequate personnel, training and equipment to render first aid to their employees.

All workplaces need to appoint someone to take charge of first aid arrangements. This applies even if you are self-employed or a sole trader.

As well as being adequately trained, we believe that first aiders should be fully competent and confident in their skills so they can handle urgent and possibly life-threatening situations

FAW 3 Day course/ 2 day re-qualification course

This qualification covers the 3 day First Aid at Work course and the 2 day First Aid at Work re-qualification course. The course is designed for those who wish to become company first aiders for the first time or for those who certificates need refreshing. The course can cater for a maximum of 12 candidates and all will be issued with their own First Aid manual at no extra cost.

Emergency FAW

Emergency First Aid at Work Course, also known as the Appointed Person course.

This is a one day course which covers Basic first aid principles including CPR, Burns scolds and emergency procedures. There is no formal testing on this day, the instructor will be assessing the candidates on their skills throughout the day and the instructor will have the final decision at the end of the course. Successful candidates will be issued with a wallet sized card and a HSE approved certificate.

Many businesses are required to give employees training in first aid, and there are many benefits of having employee’s complete training such as CPR and injury prevention.

In the case of an emergency in the workplace, the more employees who are first-aid trained the better the chance that one will be present if an accident occurs. If there is an accident, an employee who has received first aid training may be able to prevent further injury.

Employees who are first-aid trained are also more likely to be more knowledgeable and conscious of safe behavior in the business environment, thus preventing injuries in the first place.

This qualification is for those who wish to learn first aid skills and gain the knowledge and practical experience to deal with emergency situation confidently. For further info please contact us.

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